044: What to Do With Your Monster-in-Law

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What can I do with my mother-in-law?

Mothers-in-law can be pushy.

Yours may think she knows better than you how to make a cup of tea, burp the baby or get the spot off the carpet, but it’s your beverage, your baby and your carpet, and nobody wants to be told how to do things.

Sometimes it goes even further and you get the impression that she just doesn’t like you. At all. In fact, you get the feeling she’s rooting for you to fail.

It’s like she hates you, and you’ve never done anything to her except marry her son.

It feels terrible. And as much as you’d like to put her in her place, you can’t because your husband insists she means well and you should try to be more understanding around her.

Or maybe you have had your blow-ups with her and now things are tenser than ever.

But you can’t get your mother-in-law (MIL) out of your life. So you’re stuck with what feels like an enemy in the camp. Forever!

Fortunately, you can solve this.

On today’s episode of The Empowered Wife Podcast we’re talking about what to do with your monster-in-law:

  • I’ll share three ways you can make your mother-in-law behave better.
  • My guest Tiffany felt trapped in her second marriage as there was constant tension between her daughter and her husband. She started to give up hope that they would ever become a happy family, but after starting some new practices, she saw things shift for the better. Today she’s going to share with us how her marriage went from tense to soft and loving.
  • The Worst Relationship Advice of the Week claims that marriage should be treated as a business arrangement.

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